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Adam, Helen

 Person
Dates
  • Existence: 1909-1993
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Adam Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PCMS-0079
Overview Helen Adam (1909-1993) was a poet and visual artist of the San Francisco Renaissance. Born in Scotland, she garnered acclaim at a young age for her collection of poems titled The Elfin Peddlar. After attending Edinburgh University for two years Helen and her sister and frequent collaborator Pat Adam worked as journalists in London before moving to the United States with their mother in 1939. The family made their way to San Francisco, at the beginning of what...

Agate, undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Series II consists of paper materials used and created by Prevallet while researching the life and work of Helen Adam. They include copies of Adam’s writing with notes by Prevallet, notebooks and individual pages with information and ideas, documents with Helen Adam’s family history, clippings, and transcriptions of interviews and Adam’s handwritten poetry.

Daydream of Darkness, undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Series II consists of paper materials used and created by Prevallet while researching the life and work of Helen Adam. They include copies of Adam’s writing with notes by Prevallet, notebooks and individual pages with information and ideas, documents with Helen Adam’s family history, clippings, and transcriptions of interviews and Adam’s handwritten poetry.

Robert Duncan collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0110
Overview

The Robert Duncan collection comprises over 100 linear feet of manuscript material, correspondence, artwork, ephemera, audio visual material, and printed material related to Robert Duncan’s (1919-1988) life and work, including a significant amount of material related to his partner, Jess (1923-2004), a visual artist who often collaborated with Duncan.

Ganymede, undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 10
Identifier: II
Scope and Contents Series II consists of paper materials used and created by Prevallet while researching the life and work of Helen Adam. They include copies of Adam’s writing with notes by Prevallet, notebooks and individual pages with information and ideas, documents with Helen Adam’s family history, clippings, and transcriptions of interviews and Adam’s handwritten poetry.

Helen Adam, 2000 June 15

 Item — Box: 4, Item: 5
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents Series IV, consists of audiovisual materials that aided in Prevallet’s research or were created by Prevallet during the course of her research. Contained in this series are recordings of interviews Prevallet conducted as well as archival interviews with Adam's contemporaries, recordings of performances and readings of Helen Adam's work, and original works inspired by Helen Adam.

This series is subdivided into subseries based on format.

Helen Adam presentation tape, undated

 Item — Box: 4, Item: 8
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents Series IV, consists of audiovisual materials that aided in Prevallet’s research or were created by Prevallet during the course of her research. Contained in this series are recordings of interviews Prevallet conducted as well as archival interviews with Adam's contemporaries, recordings of performances and readings of Helen Adam's work, and original works inspired by Helen Adam.

This series is subdivided into subseries based on format.

Helen Adam/Robert Duncan tape 1, 1976 June

 Item — Box: 4, Item: 15
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents Series IV, consists of audiovisual materials that aided in Prevallet’s research or were created by Prevallet during the course of her research. Contained in this series are recordings of interviews Prevallet conducted as well as archival interviews with Adam's contemporaries, recordings of performances and readings of Helen Adam's work, and original works inspired by Helen Adam.

This series is subdivided into subseries based on format.

Helen Adam/Robert Duncan tape 2, 1976 June

 Item — Box: 4, Item: 16
Identifier: A
Scope and Contents Series IV, consists of audiovisual materials that aided in Prevallet’s research or were created by Prevallet during the course of her research. Contained in this series are recordings of interviews Prevallet conducted as well as archival interviews with Adam's contemporaries, recordings of performances and readings of Helen Adam's work, and original works inspired by Helen Adam.

This series is subdivided into subseries based on format.

Kristin Prevallet Helen Adam research papers

 Collection
Identifier: PCMS-0119
Overview The Kristin Prevallet Helen Adam research papers document the processing of the Helen Adam collection and Prevallet’s research for A Helen Adam Reader and other related projects, ca. 1993-2007.